See the Discount Directory at www.mtabenefits.com for more
savings on travel, shopping and recreation.
SHOP SMART FOR
GIFTS WITH THE
You can find everything you need for gift-giving –
at MTA discounts – in the Discount Directory at
www.mtabenefits.com. In addition to more than
1,000 listings, you can also take advantage of the
300,000-plus ways to save with ACCESS. Here are
a few exciting gift suggestions:
Say it with Chanel’s Coco
Mademoiselle – the perfect gift
for Mother’s Day
Introduced by Chanel in 2001, this elegant, modern
perfume combines jasmine, bergamot, orange and
musk. Make it her new signature perfume for
day and evening. Visit
and receive a 10 percent
MTA discount off
already low prices.
Many other fragrances
and beauty items are
Send a gourmet feast
for Father’s Day
The Fresh Lobster Company in
Gloucester will ship a live lobster
clambake gift package overnight
to your dad. Imagine his
surprise! MTA members receive
a 10 percent discount. Visit
Give graduates the time of their lives –
a Seiko watch
Graduates will like the trendy Seiko styling with features
such as extra dials and a date window to keep them on time
and on track. MTA members receive $20 off a purchase
of $100 or more on sale or regular-priced watches. Visit
Seiko, the Company Store, at the Wrentham Village
Visit historic places along the Massachusetts
shoreline for a summer of lasting memories.
Take your MTA card along and save at
historic homes, museums and places to stay.
Gloucester. The novel and movie titled
“The Perfect Storm” brought Gloucester and
its fishing industry international recognition.
The saga of the sea is also reflected in the Fitz
Henry Lane (also known as Fitz Hugh Lane)
paintings at the Cape Ann Museum. The
Beauport, Sleeper-McCann House displays
artifacts from around the world. (Admission
to both places is free for MTA members.)
Take time as well for a Cape Ann Whale
Watch, departing from Gloucester. MTA
members are entitled to an $18 discount.
Marblehead. Known as a yachting
destination, historic Marblehead is the
quintessential coastal village, with its narrow
18th-century streets and majestic harbor.
Among the sites is the Georgian-style
Jeremiah Lee Mansion built in 1768, an
example of how well the wealthy lived.
Admission is free with your MTA card.
Salem. Two of its famous attractions
include the Witch House, the home of the
trial judge for the infamous 1692 witch trials,
and the world-class Peabody-Essex Museum
(admission to both is free with your MTA
card). Also include in your visit Chestnut
Street, with its splendid sea captains’ homes,
and the wharf area, which includes the Salem
Maritime National Historic Site and the
House of the Seven Gables.
If you want to make an overnight
trip to the coastal areas, check out the
ACCESS online program for hundreds
of hotel discounts.
A circa 1850 seascape by
Gloucester’s own Fitz Henry
Lane; courtesy of the Cape
Ann Museum; gift of
Lawrence Brooks, 1970.